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Tallest Airline Pilot  
User currently offlineB741 From Canada, joined Jan 2004, 716 posts, RR: 1
Posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 3212 times:

I was wondering how tall the tallest airline pilot is. Walking through airports, most seem at least 6'1 and trim. But, are there any 7 footers flying? It would be very difficult if not impossible for someone this tall to train in a C152.


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User currently offlineBucchinij From France, joined Aug 2000, 85 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (10 years 8 months 2 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 3135 times:

I have got a 6 foot 4 friend who trained in a 152. Needless to say, adjusting his seat meant the farthest back before even getting in the plane. It was a little hard for me to control the yoke because of his legs if his feet weren't on the rudder pedals!
Besides, if you don't fit in a 152, you should still be able to cram yourself in a 172.


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